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Hollande wins first round in French elections

François Hollande, French Socialist presidential candidate, has won most votes in the first round of France’s presidential election. He got more than 28 percent of votes against about 26 percent for centre-right incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy. The turnover has been high, … Continue reading

Sarkozy threatens the future of Shengen area

Nicolas Sarkozy, president of France, threatened to pull France out of Shengen area, unless the European Union does more to keep out illegal immigrants. Sarkozy, who said France had too many foreigners, made the threat at a mass meeting inside … Continue reading

France to fix the financial transactions tax from August

Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France, said he plans to unilaterally impose a 0.1 percent tax on financial transactions starting next August. Sarkozy said he wants to provoke a shock to set an example. In his opinion there is no reason … Continue reading

Greece should have been denied euro

Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France, has said allowing Greece into the euro zone in 2001 was a mistake. He added that, despite Greece was not ready to have the euro currency, it would be rescued thanks to Wednesday’s European Union … Continue reading

Sarkozy warned Russia about Georgia

Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France, has told to Georgians in Tbilisi that Russia should stop making threats against its little neighbor. Sarkozy, who helped to negotiate a peace deal between Russia and Georgia after a five days war, said Russia … Continue reading

Germany and France for true euro economic governance

The French and German leaders have called for true economic governance against the euro public debt crisis. Angela Merkel, Chancellor of Germany, and Nicolas Sarkozy, President of France, urged much closer economic and fiscal policy within euro countries. Merkel stated … Continue reading

Andorra will lose its condition of tax haven soon

In few days is expected to be signed the cooperation agreement between the European Union and Andorran government, which will remove Andorra from the list of tax havens. One goal of the French presidency of Nicolas Sarkozy, who in his … Continue reading

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